The doodle-story CONTEST

Can you tell what it is yet?(said in your best Rolf Harris impression.)

I’m looking for more ideas for doodles with accompanying stories.

Prize – Some quirky Japanese origami paper all the way from Japan.

Click here for an example then inspire me with your own creativity:  Please be kind as this is my first attempt at sketch cast.

1. Watch Russell Stannard’s short training video to learn how ‘sketch cast’ works.
2. Sign up to ‘sketch cast’ and try it out.
3. Try to think of a story to accompany your sketch.
4. Subscribe to my blog
5. Send me a link of your masterpiece with your e.mail/blog address.
6. I will choose a winner and send some wonderful Origami from Japan.

I look forward to receiving your entries.

Closing date is 14th June so let’s get creative.

Here is the first entry by:

Susan Gowans (esl4word.wordpress.com): Click here.

Lesson Activity-“What is it?’

I usually teach ‘What is it?’ lessons by only drawing a small piece of a picture and then asking the students to guess what the picture is.  I continue to draw and stop at intervals until the students guess correctly or until the picture is fully complete.  The students are always captivated by this activity and will try their best to guess the correct answer.  Don’t worry if you are not the next Picasso as the students love to see hilariously bad drawings and it all adds to the fun of the activity

Here is a youtube clip which you could use for this activity.

[Play it with the sound down and stop the clip after a few seconds before asking the students: “What is it.”]

You could also play this with the volume up and ask students to listen to the description of how to draw the monkey.  Students draw something and then think about how they would describe ‘how to’ draw it to a friend .

Students are very talented artists(especially Japanese students) so they get really excited when I ask them to take the teaching position and do the drawing.

If you add a story to the drawing then it makes it even more interesting.(Click here)

At the end of the drawing ask the students to try to remember the story and write it down.  Ask the students to draw the picture beside the story.

Now for some last words from the legend that is ‘Rolf Harris

Quiz time- Questions about the clip:

Show the clip a few times and ask the students to concentrate on the dialogue and what is happening.

1. What is the name of the chocolate bar that Rolf is advertising? Whispa’.

2. What are they giving the people a chance to do? Get their message put up on billboards.

3. What did they send Rolf? A list of messages.

4. What did the chosen message make Rolf do?  It made him smile.

5. Which colours of paint does ‘Rolf’ paint with first?  Yellow and red.

6. What does the message on the street pole say?(0.37) ‘Beware smart’

7. How many people are taking photos with their mobile phones? 4 people.

8. What telephone number is on the crane? 0800 52 1595.

9. Did you see the girl wearing the bicycle helmet?  What was she doing? Talking on her mobile phone.

10. What does the message say?  To the one I love.  Jakie,  Marry me?   Love Phil.

11.  What did the pretend?  That he is taking her shopping.

12. Why did the winner enter the competition? Because he loves her and wants to marry her.

13. How many billboards will share your messages? Over 1000.

Describe Rolf– Using the clip describe what Rolf looks like and talk about his personality

Lets be creative:

Students have to design their own billboard message and explain their thoughts behind it.

Have a competition to decide the best billboard to display in the school.

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3 Responses to “The doodle-story CONTEST”

  1. Yeah, it’s good, very useful, thanks 🙂

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